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Oveja Negra Sauvignon Blanc Carménère wine review

December 6th: Oveja Negra Sauvignon Blanc Carménère

Wine Advent Calendar December 6th:  Oveja Negra Sauvignon Blanc Carménère 2015 I’m sorry if I’m going to repeat myself here, but today’s choice  is another from the Oddbin’s wine tasting held at Liverpool’s Metropolitan Cathedral the other day. Why is this wine here? Because I went “oooo,oooo,oooo, look, oooo, it’s a white wine with carménère, …

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Wine review: McGuigan Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2013

McGuigan’s winemakers use grapes from south Australian vineyards for its reserve range. The small print: South Australia – 12% abv – Grape: sauvignon blanc – Buy: Tesco  –  Price:  £9.99  – screwcap – 2013 – Tasted Feb 23 2014 – Drink in 1 year of purchase Food matches Salt and pepper squid, seafood paella, green …

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greywacke wild sauvignon review

Sauvignon blanc wines from New Zealand Stich it to ‘em

THINK sauvignon blanc and you probably think of gooseberries, vibrant newly-mown grass, green peppers or passion fruit. No doubt you think of New Zealand too, even though the historical home of sauvignon blanc is France; the wines of Sancerre and Pouilly-Fume more restrained than the teasey-squeezy-cheeked Kiwi versions. Though perceptions are there to be changed. …

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Cotswolds Dry Gin cloudy gin and tonic ice

Raise a Glass: Lockdown drinks of gin and a lovely sauvignon blanc

The Raise a Glass feature is published every week. Here’s one from the beginning of Lockdown when my lockdown drinks included a gin with a twist and a fabulous dinner of leftovers with a lovely New Zealand sauvignon blanc.  Life in lockdown so far has been mainly sunny (oh no! I’m tempting fate saying that!) …

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Graham Norton launches his own sauvignon blanc

Graham Norton the Irish comedian and chat show host, has launched his own wine.  He’s created a sauvignon blanc with the help of New Zealand winery Invivo, which has partnered with Graham since since 2011. Have you seen the wines in the background of Graham’s BBC late-night chat show? That’s Invivo Awatere Sauvignon Blanc. Majestic exclusively …

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Wines from the Loire Valley: The names of the wine regions and some of the wines they’re famous for

The Wine Time feature is published in the Lancashire Post, the Blackpool Gazette and other regional newspapers in Lancashire  … here’s when my thoughts turned to wines from the Loire Valley. It’s been a over a year since we learned how to mute, to share, to wave, to leave messages via our laptop screens as …

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